Handmade Easter Gifts

Who doesn’t love a little bit of chocolate over the Easter long weekend? Instead of a basket or a treasure hunt we decided to make a gift bag with a difference – our very own egg cases! These are easy, lots of fun and will leave everyone wondering how you got the Easter eggs inside! […]

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Potato Scone Recipe

This month we decided to embrace our inner leprechaun and whip up some yummy Potato Scones in celebration of St Patricks Day on the 17th of March. These delicious scones are so simple and can be eaten as both sweet and savoury treats! Spoil yourself and your family by making these tasty afternoon tea delicacies. […]

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Gifterflies – Craft Corner at Penguin Childcare

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Gifterflies Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to exchange gifts between loved ones and friends. Everyone loves getting gifts, but some of the best gifts of all are gifts you can eat! Our Gifterflies are perfect for combining the aesthetic of a gift with a surprise edible element to round it all off! Gifterflies can […]

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Love By Any Other Name – Early Education

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Love By Any Other Name February is a month devoted to celebrating love: love between couples, love among people, love shared from one person to another but the distinction between the different types of love is just as important. In early education, we seek to find learning opportunities in everything we do. We try to […]

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Craft Corner – Fans of Summer

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Fans are simple, rudimentary tools that have often been used as a method to keep people cool during the warmer times of the year. Over time, they have fanned out to become an easel on which to express yourself artistically. Our craft idea this month champions creative expression with a practical output in the form […]

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Making Dreams Come True and Learning Too

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As each New Year starts we are typically drawn to setting goals for our future and looking for ways to turn our dreams into reality. The celebration of a new beginning can be a fantastic way to encourage children to use their imaginations and look to what the future can hold for them, particularly in […]

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Penguin Childcare’s Recipe Book

This year we have made some wonderful recipes designed to tickle tiny tummies and involve children more in cooking to get them more interested in and talking about both wholesome foods and “sometimes” foods! Recipes for children don’t need to be complicated, loaded with sugar or over the top to get their attention or appeal […]

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